Available Placements
Exchange visitors in IA&A’s program are responsible for securing their own internship or training program in the U.S. Below you will find a sampling of available placements.

For more search ideas, contact IA&A directly at outreach@artsandartists.org. To start the application process please apply online.

Museums and Galleries
ACA Galleries (New York, NY)
Internships are available in the curatorial, public relations, marketing, and development departments. Applicants must be able to attend an in-person interview.

The Dali Museum (St. Petersburg, FL)
This large collection of Salvador Dali’s oil paintings, drawings, and sculpture offers internships in a range of departments, including museum management, development, education, finance, graphic design, video recording and editing, hospitality, social media, and marketing. The program incorporates the opportunity to study the life and work of Salvador Dali while learning about the inner workings of an art museum. Visit their website for more information, or contact Pam Whitaker, Internship Coordinator at internships@thedali.org.

The Dallas Museum of Art (Dallas, TX)
The Dallas Museum of Art offers eight nine-month paid positions in the education and curatorial divisions. McDermott Internships are available for those interested in pursuing a career in museum work. Projects require considerable responsibility and allow for the contribution of individual work. The internship lasts from September to May, and applications are accepted from January through March. Please contact Program Coordinator Sarah Coffey if you would like to apply for the 2016-2017 program year.

Drawing Center Summer Rotational Program (New York, NY)
The Drawing Center is the only U.S. fine arts institution to focus solely on the exhibition of drawings, both historical and contemporary. Internships available in contemporary curation (the Viewing Program for emerging artists, education, and operations) or historical curation (registration, publications, development, and marketing). For more information, please follow the link above, or email agood@drawingcmmerenter.org.

Florida Institute of Technology: Foosaner Art Museum (Melbourne, FL)
The Florida Institute of Technology is currently searching for a Collections Intern for the Foosaner Art Museum. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: cataloging objects, maintain collections records, participate in collections management and care and participate in exhibition installation. To learn more and apply, visit their website linked above.

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Gallery (Washington, DC)
Interns will have the opportunity to work in one of ten departments, including Art and Programs, Exhibition and Design, Collection Management, Photography, and Web Design. To inquire, email ryangw@si.edu or marucak@si.edu.

International Arts & Artists (Washington, DC)
International Arts & Artists (IA&A) is a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing cross-cultural understanding and exposure to the arts internationally through exhibitions, programs and services to artists, arts institutions, and the public. For more information about internship opportunities, please visit our jobs page.

New Britain Museum of American Art (New Britain, CT)
The first strictly American Art museum in the United States, offering internships within the areas of education, curatorial, development, and development membership. To apply, fill out the internship application available at their website.

Oklahoma City Museum of Art (Oklahoma City, OK)
The Oklahoma City Museum of Art invites applications from college students, recent graduates, and graduate students interested in participating in a museum internship. Unpaid internships are available in the Education, Film, and Curatorial departments on a full- or part-time basis. Specific duties depend upon the needs of the department. Please direct questions to bchambers@okcmoa.com.

The Phillips Collection (Washington, DC)
As America’s first museum of modern art, The Phillips houses an expansive collection of Early Modern Art works by well-known artists. Internships available in research, curatorial, digital media, human resources, development, K-12 Education, marketing, music, special events, and the library. For program specifics, please visit their website.

Pro Arts Gallery (Oakland, CA)
Pro Arts serves as the Bay Area region’s primary visual-arts venue by hosting annual exhibitions and special events. Their gallery offers a gallery management internship, a curatorial internship, an informational management internship and a design internship, all of which are between three and six months in duration. For more information and application forms, please visit their website.

The San Jose Museum of Art (San Jose, CA)
Internships are offered in various areas such as communications, curatorial, development, education, exhibitions, and visitor experience. Interns have a high level of autonomy, and are expected to develop and execute special projects. All internships are unpaid, however academic credit is available. To apply, send a current resume and references to the Human Resources Department, San Jose Museum of Art, 110 South Market Street, San Jose, CA 95113.

Seattle Art Museum (Seattle, WA)
The Seattle Art Museum offers internships throughout the academic year in areas of curation, education and public programs, external affairs, art sales and rentals, community programs, and artistic rights and reproduction. Please follow the link to learn more about the application process.

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum of Art (New York, NY)
The museum offers training and internships in various departments including education, photography, conservation, development, membership, and visitor services. The yearly internship calendar is divided into three cycles: spring, summer, and fall. Each internship cycle is approximately three months in duration.

Tacoma Art Museum (Tacoma, WA)
Newly re-opened expansive museum showcasing a wide collection of American, Europe, and Asian art, highlighting Northwest artists. Intern as a school tour educator, docent, or work in administration. To apply, or for more information, visit their website or email volunteer@tacomaartmuseum.org.

Performing Arts
Spoleto Festival USA (Charleston, SC)
The Apprentice Program is a short-term intensive and exciting opportunity to learn about the world of the performing arts and acquire hands-on experience under the guidance of professional arts administrators and technicians in producing an international arts festival. Apprentices work a minimum of 40 hours a week; long workdays and nights as well as weekends are typical. Housing, a small travel allowance, and a living stipend are provided. For more information about the program, please visit their website.

Guthrie Theater Internships (Minneapolis, MN)
Guthrie is looking for interns in the areas of costume shop, development, education, and stage management. For more information to the individual internship opportunities and the application process, please visit their website.

Studio Theatre (Washington, DC)
Studio Theatre offers internships to qualified college students, graduates, and young professionals during the fall, spring, and summer. Studio’s internships provide dynamic, first-hand training on the inner workings of a regional theatre. Internships are offered in a myriad of areas including: arts management, business, communications, development, education, literary, and production. Studio’s interns work alongside industry professionals behind the scenes and in the office, developing skills for future careers in the arts. Apply for internships and apprentice positions directly at www.studiotheatre.org/home/work-with-us/apprenticeship-and-internship-programs/internship.

Silver Pictures (Santa Monica, CA)
Silver Pictures, a Santa Monica-based film and TV production company, seeks motivated interns for its development internship program. Candidates should have a passion for filmmaking and an interest in pursuing a career in film or television. Primary responsibilities include, but not limited to: reading submissions, writing script coverage and providing administrative support to the office. This internship is a part time, unpaid position. College credit is available. Please submit resumes and cover letters to conor.nicoll@silverpictures.com.
OMA (New York, NY)
The Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) has openings for Architectural Interns for their office in New York. Requirements: Currently studying architecture or other relevant courses (please note that an enrollment statement from the university in which you currently study is required for this particular position); Strong graphic and design talent; Strong rendering skills and familiarity with Rhino; Excellent command of Adobe Creative Suite and AutoCAD; Excellent craft and model-making skills; Knowledge on Revit is definitely a plus; Fluency in written and spoken English (any other language is an asset. Candidates must feel confident in a complex, dynamic environment. Successful candidates will receive a monthly stipend. Due to the large number of applications that we receive, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. Please contact IA&A for more information.
Other Opportunities
International Studio & Curatorial Program (New York, NY)
International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) is accepting applications for in all departments including Curatorial, Administration, Development & Communications, Executive, and Facilities. ISCP interns engage in all aspects of the day-to-day operations of an international not-for-profit arts organization and gain invaluable experience while being introduced to a vast network of international art professionals. Prospective applicants should email a cover letter (specifying area of interest and availability) and resume to info@iscp-nyc.org.

Moment Magazine (Washington, DC)
Have a strong interest in Jewish politics, culture and religion? Love writing and editing? Want to learn the ins and outs of magazine production? Moment Magazine offers interns the opportunity to become a valuable part of our magazine. Interns work with various departments within the magazine, and are involved in many aspects of production, from fact-checking and researching articles to pitching stories. Administrative duties are also part of the internship; all interns may also provide assistance to all departments. Moment Magazine is looking for editorial interns, social media interns, graphic design interns, marketing/advertising interns, as well as event and programming interns. Internships are offered in the spring (January through May), summer (June through August) and fall (September through December). Interested applicants should send a resume and cover letter; applicants for editorial internships should include two writing samples or clips. Please send all materials to editor@momentmag.com.

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